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# The Thick of It

All time
Leo Varadkar on political crisis: 'It wasn't some poker game with Micheál Martin'
The Taoiseach was critical of the Department of Justice again in a radio interview this morning.
18 times The Thick of It played out for real in Irish politics
Here's why your next TV binge should be... The Thick Of It
Finally, a comedy that shows what’s REALLY going on in politics.
An English comedian watched hurling and had this to say to us...
Chris Addison’s tweet went down a treat in Ireland.
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
What have the words GIF and omnishambles got in common?
They’ve both been picked as words of the year by Oxford University Press, that’s what.
Videos: 8 examples of how Irish politics is just like The Thick of It
And one Irish political saga that is just too bizarre even for a plotline on the British political sitcom….